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Newly ‘declassified’: how not to misunderstand a motu proprio – by reading it

NCCL has just ‘declassified’ two hitherto TOP-secret projects.

1. Click here to read letters dated October 27, 2007 to Cardinal Castrillón of the Ecclesia Dei Commission in Rome, (more…)

Three newly ‘declassified’ projects from NCCL’s ‘TOP SECRET’ archives

Read about three recently declassified projects by clicking on the respective hyperlink. (more…)

Is there anything one can promise Christ in return for a blessed outcome of the Conclave, and a resolution to the crisis of faith?

It’s 11pm in Rome, and the first ballot shows (more…)

Returning to the future.

Generally speaking of course, the Orthodox of the ‘old country’ do not care for (more…)

More correspondences ‘declassified’ from NCCL’s ‘TOP SECRET archives’

Two more letters have been recently declassified.  Both are written to an Anglo-Catholic bishop, some time before his reception into communion with the See of Rome.  Find the first one (more…)

Rome is ‘occupied’

The following post, written in July of 2005, might have been written yesterday. (more…)

Another urgent letter to an Anglo-Catholic bishop seeking to inform about the Pope’s motu proprio, Anglicanorum coetibus

For ‘background’, see this post dated 30 April 2010 on the Reform of the Reformer blog, and this webpage.

The following correspondence was ‘declassified’ (more…)

Letters to Cardinal Castrillón Hoyos: concelebration is hardly the only sign of communion with one’s bishop

Some people simply cannot read. No matter that they know how to read. Even when they are intelligent, they’ve got to want to read, if they are going to begin to understand what someone else, who has written something, means by it.

That applies even to some bishops and certain cardinals. (more…)

Letter to His Eminence Darío Cardinal Castrillón Hoyos President, Commission Ecclesia Dei, expressing concern about changing liturgical prayers for conversion of the Jews and asking instead for improved teaching

The reason for the following letter to Cardinal Castrillón Hoyos becomes self-evident when it is read.

Hundreds of collaborators co-signed the letter, which although it did not accomplish all that was hoped-for, nonetheless probably contributed to the eventual result, which was a change to the prayers to remove all possible reasonable misinterpretation of the prayers as offensive, while retaining elements of prayer for conversion. (more…)

What Pope Benedict XVI has really accomplished by Summorum Pontificum

The following letter arrives today (July 23, 2007) from a friend and Prelate of the Catholic Church.


Papal Mystery:
Is Pope Benedict Downplaying Vatican Council II
by decrees?


Some people have yet to awaken to (more…)